Category Archives: Eurosatory

INDRA registered losses of €-65M in 2020 impacted by covid, despite the fact that backlog increased +16% and debt was reduced to a 10-year low

· Order intake grew +8.4% in local currency in 2020, pushed by Transport & Defence · Backlog reached another new historic absolute high (€5,229m), implying 1.72x backlog/revenues LTM · Revenues in 2020 decreased by -1.6% in local currency (-5.0% in … Continue reading

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Rafael’s SPIKE SR Missile Evaluated by U.S. Army

Live Fire Demonstration as part of Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment 2021 Tel Aviv, January 28, 2021 –  Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. and Rafael Systems Global Sustainment (RSGS), a U.S. subsidiary of Rafael, demonstrated the SPIKE SR (Short Range) missile … Continue reading

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Watch: Rafael’s SPIKE missile successfully integrated and fired from RWS Slovenian Oshkosh JLTV

The SPIKE LR missiles firing was performed by the Slovenia Armed Forces Tel Aviv , January 25, 2021 – The SAF (Slovenian Armed Forces) has completed a successful firing of Rafael’s SPIKE LR missiles in a demonstration that took place … Continue reading

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INDRA REINFORCES QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN ITS AEROSPACE AND DEFENCE SOLUTIONS

· . Indra regularly submits its processes to evaluation in order to obtain certifications from the aerospace sector which accredit the maximum quality and reliability of its systems · It also renews the three specific PECAL certifications for the Defense … Continue reading

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S&P maintains Rafael’s A- international credit rating with a stable horizon

Highest credit rating ever given to an Israeli company Tel Aviv, January 13, 2021 – Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. announces that its A- international credit rating has been ratified by S&P Global Rating company with a stable horizon. The … Continue reading

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KNDS (Amsterdam/The Netherlands) completes a decisive step towards further integration

Amsterdam, 14th December 2020 – Five years after the merger of Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (Munich, Germany) and Nexter Systems (Versailles, France) under the joint holding KNDS, the Group’s governance is being restructured. With this new structure, the owners of the Franco-German … Continue reading

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SPANISH INDUSTRY ACHIEVES FULL INCORPORATION INTO PHASE 1A OF THE NGWS/FCAS PROGRAM

· Spanish companies will join all the program’s activities and take part in all the decisions reached with its German and French partners on equal terms. · For several months, Spanish industry has been working with a close eye on … Continue reading

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INDRA SISTEMAS AND THE UNIONS REACH AN AGREEMENT ON THE LABOR REORGANIZATION PROCEDURE

Madrid, 2 December 2020.- Indra Sistemas, the company that encompasses Indra’s Transportation, Defence and Security and Air Traffic businesses and a significant part of the workers’ legal representation have reached an agreement that puts an end to the consultation process … Continue reading

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INDRA’S REVENUES FELL -5.9% (-9.8% IN 3T20) AND NET PROFIT STOOD AT €-31M€, DESPITE THE FACT THAT ORDER INTAKE AND BACKLOG GREW +11.4% AND +17.6%, RESPECTIVELY, IN 9M20

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INDRA JOINS THE FCAS CONCEPT STUDY AS CONTRACTOR

· The company signs an amendment to the contract started by Dassault Aviation and Airbus D&S GmbH in 2019 to play the same role as them and allow Spanish industry to join the work of the Joint Concept Study of … Continue reading

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MORE THAN 240 COMPANIES ARE REGISTERED FOR "CONNECT By COGES EVENTS"

Paris, 16 July 2020 248 companies have already confirmed their presence at the “CONNECT By COGES EVENTS” business meetings to be held on September 14 and 15. This online event is dedicated to the entire Defence & Security community and … Continue reading

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« CONNECT By COGES EVENTS » ANNOUNCES ITS PARTNERSHIP WITH HEXATRUST

HEXATRUST joins the online event “CONNECT By COGES EVENTS” as a Cyber and Cloud partner and invites all members of its community to participate, on September 14 and 15, 2020, in business meetings dedicated to the entire French and international … Continue reading

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HENSOLDT UK delivers full Integrated Naval Bridge System for Royal New Zealand Navy ship HMNZS Aotearoa

HMNZS Aotearoa arrived in Auckland, New Zealand on June 25, 2020 with HENSOLDT UK’s Integrated Naval Bridge System on board. (Source: Dave Rowland/Getty Images) Enfield, UK, 29 June 2020 – HENSOLDT UK have completed the delivery of a fully type … Continue reading

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INDRA, THE COMPANY THAT WILL LEAD THE MOST PROJECTS IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF EUROPEAN DEFENCE

· It is the leader of three projects out of 16 selected during the first call for the European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP) · Its participation in two other projects raises the total projects undertaken to five. These will … Continue reading

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CONNECT by COGES EVENTS

SAVE THE DATE :  CONNECT by COGES EVENTS After cancellation of Eurosatory due to the current sanitary crisis, its organiser COGES EVENTS will hold the online business meetings “CONNECT”, on September 14 and 15, 2020. They will be dedicated to … Continue reading

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Eurosatory 2020 : cancellation

EUROSATORY 2020 IS CANCELLED The sanitary situation due to Covid-19 is deteriorating daily in France and has spread throughout the world. The conditions for preparing and running the exhibition, which would protect the health and safety of the 100,000 expected … Continue reading

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Eurosatory 2020: Coronavirus update

Following the evolution of the sanitary situation in France and in order to ensure the health and safety of the population, the President of the Republic decided to limit movement for all for 15 days beginning from March 17th, 2020. … Continue reading

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INDRA “THE FCAS WILL MEAN A GIANT LEAP IN COMPETITIVENESS ACROSS SPANISH INDUSTRY AS A WHOLE”

· The program makes the whole sector face the challenge of developing – from the earliest stages – a cluster of dual nature technologies which will reach the market in the upcoming decades · Indra, as FCAS coordinator, calls for … Continue reading

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INDRA INCREASED ITS REVENUES +6% IN First Half 2019–Consolidated Financial Statement

  Order Intake went up +9% and backlog reached a new record with growth accelerating in the second quarter        ·         Backlog amounted to €4,420m, resulting again in the best-ever figure. Order intake reached €1,930m.   ·         Revenue … Continue reading

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SPIKE LR is fired from an OSHKOSH JLTV

The firing took place in Slovenia as part 16th annual SPIKE Missile Users Club conference Developed and produced by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, SPIKE is a 5th generation, precise electro-optical missile in use today by 31 nations June 18, 2019 … Continue reading

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INDRA SIGNS A CONTRACT TO PROVIDE THE GERMAN NAVY’S NEW K130 CORVETTES WITH ITS RIGEL ELECTRONIC DEFENSE SYSTEMS

· It is a state-of-the-art solution that incorporates the most advanced digital reception technology to guarantee maximum detection range and sensitivity and to counteract any radar signal · It provides a remarkable superiority to operate in the most complex environments, … Continue reading

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HENSOLDT to deliver Electro-Optical System, ARGOS–II HD, to ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH for the use in the German Federal Police helicopter fleet

HENSOLDT’s Optronics business line has been selected by ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH for a three-year supply contract to deliver EO/IR systems to a central European NATO MoI end-user. The EO/IR system of choice, the ARGOS-II HD, will form part of … Continue reading

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UNDER A CONTRACT with the European Space Agency (ESA), INDRA DEVELOPS TECHNOLOGY TO GIVE DIRECT EARTH OBSERVATION SATELLITE ACCESS TO ORGANIZATIONS

· They will gain intermediary-less and near real-time access to images of any point on the planet and glean essential information for the security or success of their business operations · Indra is reducing the infrastructure necessary to receive and … Continue reading

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Sustainable tactical data communication: HENSOLDT presents the first modified MIDS terminal to the The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw)

With this upgrade, the sensor solution house supports the Bundeswehr in continuing to comprehensively fulfill its military mission in the future as part of a data network. Taufkirchen, Germany, 20th July 2018 – Since the beginning of the millennium, the … Continue reading

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MARKSMANSHIP TRAINING TOOLS–FN EXPERT EUROSATORY 2018 (Continued)

In February of this year, we had the opportunity to review for our readers a product designed by Mantis Tech, an Illinois based small company. The company’s Mantis X Shooting Performance System was innovative and in fact unique on its … Continue reading

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Thermal Imaging–Eurosatory 2018 (Continued)

While at Eurosatory, I had the opportunity to meet Dr. Harry Schlemmer, Hensoldt, and Dr. Peter Bossdorf of Mittler Report Verlang GmbH at a meeting arranged by Carina Siegmund, Hensoldt, Communications Manager. The presentation, arranged by executives of Hensoldt marketing, … Continue reading

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HENSOLDT Showcases Portable Counter-UAV System-EUROSATORY 2018 (Continued)

“XpellerGear” also provides protection against radio-controlled bombs. Munich/Paris, 7 June 2018 – At Eurosatory, the international defense and securityexhibition in Paris, the sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT will be showcasing for the firsttime a portable version of its counter-UAV system Xpeller, … Continue reading

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HENSOLDT Establishes Footprint in France–EUROSATORY 2018 (Continued)

    Former Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security SAS becomes HENSOLDT France SAS Munich/Paris, 27 April 2018 – HENSOLDT completed yesterday the acquisition of Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security SAS, a France-based company which offers highly secure data … Continue reading

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PGZ SMALL ARMS–EUROSATORY 2018 (CONTINUED)

One of my objectives while at this year’s EUROSATORY was to spend some time with nondomestic small arms manufacturers. My first stop took me to the Polish Armaments Group (Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa). The PGZ is a Polish conglomerate made up … Continue reading

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24/7 IMAGING FROM PHOTONIS–EUROSATORY 2018 (Continued)

Netherland based PHOTONIS introduced the CNOD digital imaging Night Observation Device; developed in conjunction with Rochester Precision Optics. The CNOD can be handheld or weapon mounted to provide seamless day to night all digital (no imaging intensifier tube) imaging. CNOD … Continue reading

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EUROSATORY 2018 (CONTINUED)

  One of the more interesting technologies exhibited at EUROSATORY 2018, is a product offering from French designer STARNAV. The RAPACE system is far more than a bore sighting tool as explained by Anthony Candelot one of the company’s engineers. … Continue reading

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EUROSATORY 2018

EURSATORY is one of the world’s premier defense and security expositions. It’s held every other year in Paris, France, at Parc des Expositions Paris Nord Villepinte. This year the conference/exhibition brought together 1761 exhibitors and over 70,000 attendees. The United … Continue reading

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MIL SISTEMIKA AT EUROSATORY 2016

This young Slovenian company has some of the best situational awareness and COP software on the market, and they continue to make enhancements to include support for the Kestrel meters,  a variety of laser rangefinders, tagging and tracking, remote sensors … Continue reading

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EUROSATORY 2016 PHOTO GALLERY

 

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DEMONSTRATION DAY EUROSATORY 2016

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DAY ONE AT EUROSATORY 2016

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UNMANNED SYSTEMS, LIGHT AIRCRAFTS, HELICOPTERS AT EUROSATORY

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CBRN A MAJOR FOCUS AT EUROSATORY 2016

Reflecting the challenges facing governments and institutions in the face of increasing threats from global jihadism they focus on the very real possibility of chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear scenarios. That interest was reflected at Eurosatory 2016 in Paris. Technologies … Continue reading

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Finmeccanica SPYBALL-B and ASIO-B micro and mini UAVs

ASIO-B and SPYBALL-B UAVs are two very cool little UAS from Italian Manufacturer Finmeccanica. Since completion of development and testing these micro and mini UAVs have passed their factory acceptance tests, and are now headed to the Italian Army for … Continue reading

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Qioptiq GRIFFIN

UK based Qioptiq, launched GRIFFIN, a modular weapon mountable laser pointing and Illuminating device at Eurosatory 2014, in Paris. GRIFFIN incorporates a visible and IR laser designator, range finder and illumination in a Picatinny compliant package. Qioptiq describes GRIFFIN as … Continue reading

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